Amanda Asquith

Educates and empowers students to gain experience that leads to careers. Advocate for transfer students. Supports employers and campus departments in creating and enhancing internship programs. Internship Guru, Cat Mom, and Proud New Englander.

Amanda Asquith-Caya

Internship & Experience Manager

Science + Health

Maddie Foster

Supports the career growth of future technology and engineering innovators. Empowers undocumented students in career success. Supervises future career counselors. Corgi enthusiast.

Maddie Foster

Career Counselor / Peer & Practicum Supervisor

Engineering + Technology

Maya Hargens

Creates space for students to build confidence in "real world" endeavors. Thrives on "light bulb" moments during resume critiques. Supports students in finding creative ways for "teamwork to make a dream work." Enthusiastic about quotation marks and pet rats.

Maya Hargens

Career Counselor / Coordinator

Carol Huang

Empowers and educates future practitioners, scholars, and leaders. Supports international students in career development. Builds community with first-gen students and students of color. UCSB alum. Enjoys taking photos of food.

Carol Huang

Career Counselor / Coordinator

Education + Human Services

Derek Musashe

Helps students find the signal in the noise, empowering them to use their own unique talents to design the life they want to lead. Enjoys flying into the unknown and walking past the horizon. Reads unhealthy amounts of epic fantasy fiction. Feels a kinship with turtles and owls.

Derek Musashe

Career Counselor / Coordinator

Christina Nguyen

Lives in the moment to prepare for the future. Ready to assist students to find their place in between. Liaisons with students of color to develop innovative careers. Here for you to be there for others. Mildly addicted to coffee.

Christina Nguyen

Career Counselor

Law + Government

Lana Smith-Hale

Committed to helping graduate students create high-impact careers. Empowers students to fit the many pieces of their lives together with synergy and harmony. Champion for womxn in the workplace. Baking enthusiast with John Mayer on repeat. Favorite Job: Mother of Two Boys.

Lana Smith-Hale

Career Counselor / Coordinator

Graduate Students

Jo Ann Villanueva-Salvador

Inspires innovative, entrepreneurial mindset. Empowers students to embrace unique talents and achieve career goals. Dedicated to supporting first-gen students. UCSB alum driven by quiet ambition. Proud mom. Marvel movie fan. Shutterfly calendar OCD.

Jo Ann Villanueva-Salvador

Interim Associate Director, Career Education

Business + Entrepreneurship

Eric Wilder

Passionate about helping Gauchos pursue creative work. Supports students with disabilities to develop meaningful careers. Strategist for marketing, technology, and engagement. Proud UCSB alum. Proudest UCen coffee machine patron.

Eric Wilder

Career Counselor / Coordinator

Communications + Arts